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ROCKLAHOMA: First Photos Posted Online

Bring Back Glam! has posted the first photos from Rocklahoma, the '80s rock festival which is being held July 12-15 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma, just off highway 69. The site is being updated with regular reports from the festival, with artist interviews to follow. ...

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LILLIAN AXE Guitarist Talks Singer Change

Steve Blaze, LILLIAN AXE guitarist and songwriter, checked in with Hardrock Haven to talk about their brand new album "Waters Rising"; why the band chose new singer Derrick LeFevre when original singer Ron Taylor left the band; upcoming tour plans; their classic release "Love & War"; guitarists in general; and got even a ...

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LILLIAN AXE Replaces TIGERTAILZ At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

LILLIAN AXE has replaced TIGERTAILZ on the billing of Rocklahoma, set to take place July 12-15, at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma, just off highway 69. The festival lineup is now as follows: Thursday, July 12, 2007: LILLIAN AXE HOLLYWOOD ROSES KISS ARMY GYPSY PISTOLEROS An '80s Jam ...

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RHINO BUCKET Added To ROCKLAHOMA Festival Main-Stage Lineup

RHINO BUCKET, the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright, has been added to the Rocklahoma festival main-stage lineup through a fan vote. The group will fill the 11:20 a.m. Sunday (July 15) ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Replaces W.A.S.P. At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

The powerful, dramatic, diverse and electrifying QUEENSRŸCHE has joined Rocklahoma's already historic line-up. QUEENSRŸCHE joined the Rocklahoma's line-up following unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances that prevented W.A.S.P. from appearing on Sunday, July 15 at the four-day festival, explained Mark Nuessle, General Manager of Catch the Fever Music Festivals. "We are so fortunate to have a band ...

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ROCKLAHOMA: Fourth Day Added; TIGERTAILZ Confirmed

A fourth day has been added to Rocklahoma to kick off the largest '80s rock festival of its kind ever to be organized. The evening of Thursday, July 12 has been added and includes TIGERTAILZ, one of Great Britain's greatest glam rock bands, HOLLYWOOD ROSES, a tribute band to GUNS N' ROSES, KISS ARMY, the ...

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MASS: New Album Due In June

Escape Music has set a June 25 release date for the much-anticipated new album from MASS. "Crack of Dawn" was produced and mixed by Martin Kronlund at JM Recording Studio in Gothenburg, Sweden. The track listing is as follows: 01. It's You 02. Crack Of Dawn 03. Someday 04. Empty Soul 05. Hello 06. Magic ...

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TWISTED SISTER To Headline ROCKLAHOMA

Today heavy metal fans across the nation heard the news they've been hoping for from "House of Hair" nationally syndicated radio host and TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider. "It is my distinct pleasure to announce that TWISTED SISTER will once again be involved with a show that will go down in history. On July 15th, ...

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WHITE LION Added To ROCKLAHOMA

WHITE LION has been confirmed for Rocklahoma, a three-day outdoor '80s hard rock festival, set to take place July 13-15, in Pryor, OK at the Pryor Festival Grounds. Also rumored to be appearing is TWISTED SISTER, although the band's participation has not yet been officially confirmed by the event organizers. The festival billing is shaping ...

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WHITESNAKE Guitarist To Join NIGHT RANGER For Summer Dates

Guitar wizard Reb Beach (WHITESNAKE, WINGER) will replace Jeff Watson in NIGHT RANGER for the band's summer touring plans, which includes some dates in Japan as well as U.S. shows. Reb's involvement with WHITESNAKE is not affected by this decision. Reb previously played with drummer Kelly Keagy in the supergroup project THE MOB, which released ...

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Worldwide Response To ROCKLAHOMA 'Amazing'

Only one week after announcing plans for Rocklahoma, the largest '80s rock festival of its kind to ever be organized, an onslaught of fans worldwide have purchased tickets and made their plans to travel to Oklahoma. Fans from throughout Europe, Australia, South Africa, Canada and 32 states in the U.S. have purchased their advanced tickets ...

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GREAT WHITE Begins Recording New Album

According to a posting on GREAT WHITE's official web site, Jack Russell (vocals), Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (keyboards, guitar), Sean McNabb (bass) and Audie Desbrow (drums) will be celebrating GREAT WHITE's 25th anniversary with a new record. They are in the studio recording right now, but they will be taking a small break to ...

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RUDESS/MORGENSTEIN Confirmed For California's CALPROG Festival

RUDESS/MORGENSTEIN, the project featuring DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess and drummer Rod Morgenstein (DIXIE DREGS, WINGER), has been confirmed for CalProg 2007, set to take place on May 19 in Whittier, California. Also scheduled to appear are FROGG CAFE, SPIRALING and PUPPET SHOW. According to a posting on the CalProg web site, "The festival runs ...

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FATAL SMILE To Team Up With WIG WAM For Japanese Tour

Swedish "traditional" hard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will team up with Norwegian rockers WIG WAM — winners of the 2005 Norwegian Eurovision Song Contest — for three shows in Japan in late February/early March. The details are as follows: Feb. 26 – Tokyo, JPN - O-East Feb. 28 - Nagoya, JPN - Club Quattro ...

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FATAL SMILE Signs With LOCOMOTIVE MUSIC

Swedish "traditional" hard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE has inked a deal with Locomotive Music. The group's sophomore album, "Neo Natural Freaks", will be released in the U.S. on February 20. The follow-up to 2002's "Beyond Reality", "Neo Natural Freaks" received a European release in February 2006 via GMR Music. The CD was once again ...

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